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The Boston Celtics dropped their first two games of the Eastern Conference series with the Chicago Bulls, but rebounded to win four straight, and they closed out the series at United Center on Friday night. Boston jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. At one point in the third quarter, the team found itself leading 83-54, well on the way to victory
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Isaiah Thomas talks trash about Bulls on court during Game 6 (VIDEO)
The Texans had initially indicated they would be announcing one of their fourth-round picks in the 2017 NFL Draft from space on Saturday, and sure enough, they did. Houston recorded a video from the International Space Station, with retired astronaut Scott Kelly and Texans cheerleaders. In it, it was announced that the Texans would be selecting OT Julie’n Davenport with the 130th overall pick.
Contributor: Nolan Howell A Saturday night at Wembley Stadium in London was packed with 90,000 screaming fans that brought an atmosphere that rivaled any England national football team game. Boxing was the attraction as countryman Anthony Joshua defended his IBF heavyweight title against Ukrainian stalwart and formerly dominant champion Wladimir Klitschko. Klitschko, 41, aimed to answer questions about his age and reclaim the stronghold he had on the division after one of the worst performances of his career against Tyson Fury 17 months ago.
Heading into the season, much was made about Albert Pujols chasing down immortality as he looks to become just the fourth player in history with 3000 hits and 600 home runs. But, quietly, the Los Angeles Angels slugger set a record Friday night. With a three-run home run in the eighth, the Dominican-born Pujols passed Rafael Palmeiro for the most RBI (1838) in Major League history by a player born outside the United States
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Albert Pujols Reaches RBI Milestone
You have to wonder what Chicago sports fans were thinking regarding how they treated recently-drafted quarterback Mitchell Trubisky on Friday night. The Bears traded up to draft Trubisky — who is a project and will likely sit and watch veteran Mike Glennon — with the second overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft on Thursday.
Your Morning Dump… Where having AB in the playoffs is so much better than not having AB in the playoffs
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Bulls as a team are shooting just 38.6 percent (17 of 44) against Bradley through five postseason games
This week, Shawn Anderson and Lou Olsen are joined by Tracy Reiner. The longtime actress and activist talks to the boys about how she landed the role of Betty “Spaghetti” Horn in “A League of Their Own” (spoiler alert…it’s not how you think), what it was like working on the set of “Die Hard”, reminisces about the impact Carrie Fisher had on her life and, of course, shares what life is like growing up in “the circus”. (Download The Hall of Very Good Podcast over on iTunes) SHOW NOTES: 25 Fun Facts About A League Of Their Own A League Of Their Own Film Locations Home of Rockford Peaches Also to Become Home to Women’s Baseball International Women’s Baseball Center Quaz: Tracy Reiner Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee: Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks WHERE TO/HOW TO: Tracy on IMDb.com SPONSOR: This week’s podcast was brought to you by Sports Collectors Daily and Out of the Park Baseball
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The HOVG Podcast: Tracy Reiner
The San Antonio Spurs eliminated the Memphis Grizzlies from the 2017 NBA Playoffs Thursday, with a 103-96 win in Game 6. The Spurs won the series 4-2, and in this latest Project Spurs Vidcast, the Spurs’ playmakers and their offense and defense are analyzed.
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Game 6 Vidcast: Spurs Eliminate Grizzlies
TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY courtesy of National Pastime 1960 – At a night game against Cleveland, the White Sox unveil the ‘Monster’, their new exploding scoreboard at the Comiskey Park. The $300,000 brainchild of Chicago owner Bill Veeck will produce fireworks and accompanying sound effects whenever a home run is hit by a hometown player. 1961 – Five days past his 40th birthday, Warren Spahn becomes the second oldest pitcher, only behind Cy Young’s performance at the age of 41 years and three months, to throw a no-hitter